Lorenzo de' Medici, aka Lorenzo the Magnificent, his full name was Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici (1449-1492). He was the eldest son of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici and Lucrezia Tornabuoni. He was a diplomat, politician and patron of scholars, artists, and poets. He is buried in the Medici Chapel in Florence. Portrait by Agnolo Bronzino.
Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence and patron of arts. Many have emphasized the role played by the Medici, a banking family and later ducal ruling house, in patronizing and stimulating the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici (1449–1492) was the catalyst for an enormous amount of arts patronage, encouraging his countrymen to commission works from Florence's leading artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli, and Michelangelo Buonarroti.
"Lorenzo de Medici" Antique Bronze Sculpture after Michelangelo, 19th century
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Clarice de' Medici (1493-1528), was the daughter of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici aka Piero the Unfortunate, and Alfonsina Orsini. In 1508 she married Filippo Strozzi the Younger and they had ten children.
This is Lorenzo de Medici. The Medici family was an influential and very powerful family who paid for the Italian Renaissance. They were the Catholic Church's first bank, were patrons to many artists, and liked political power.